Wordpress not updating
So far so good, but even if it gets that far, there's still a chance of failure, as seen in this recent screenshot: The status message that appears just before "Installation Failed" explains what Word Press file.The name begins with a dot, so if you don't see it using your FTP program, try logging into your server's control panel and using the file manager to find and delete.
If you have made any modifications to those files, your changes will be lost.Proper file permissions are the key to smooth auto-Make sure that your entire wordpress directory is owned by the username under which your Apache server runs.For example, if your server runs as https, and your files live in /var/wordpress do a "chown -R apache.apache /var/wordpress." (or CHMOD equivalent) and trying the auto-update again.The convenience of automatically updating the Word Press core, plugins, and themes is awesome, but things can go wrong once in awhile and auto-updates can fail.If this happens, getting back on track is a bit tricky, so here's a quick guide to help restore site functionality and ensure a proper Word Press update.If for any reason you’re still not seeing your updated content, just open a Live Chat (available 24/7) with our Support Team from within your User Portal, and we’re glad to help out further.
WARNING: The upgrade process will affect all files and folders included in the main Word Press installation.
After purging your site’s cache, purge your browser’s cache and refresh the page as well.
After refreshing the page you should see the updated content on your site!
Sometimes when updating content over SFTP, or in the Word Press Admin Dashboard, you might not see your changes reflected immediately when viewing the site.
The reason for this is that our caching system is doing what it’s meant to do – caching your site’s content to make it load faster.
If it doesn't work, or you just prefer to be more hands-on, you can follow the manual update process.